Bay Hospitals Charity
6 07, 2022

Leukaemia patient Jacob, 13, takes on sponsored 200-mile cycling challenge

A leukaemia patient aims to cycle 200 miles in August to raise £5,000 for a number of health causes, including Bay Hospitals Charity. Jacob Walker, 13, from Heysham, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in August 2020. Despite still undergoing regular treatment for his condition, the Morecambe Bay Academy pupil aims to ride around six-and-a-half Find out more

1 06, 2022

Former hospital patient plants tree to mark the Platinum Jubilee 

Grateful former hospital patient Steve Trainor planted a tree at Royal Lancaster Infirmary to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  Steve was treated for COVID-19 at the RLI in late 2020 and was inspired to plant the tree to say thank you for the care he received.  He said: “I can’t praise the staff at the Find out more

31 05, 2022

Family funds equipment for Barrow’s Special Care Baby Unit in memory of Noah

A family from Barrow has funded a new piece of equipment to say thank you to the Special Care Baby Unit at Furness General Hospital. Rebecca Round and Russ Dodd began fundraising in memory of their son Noah, and have donated nearly £5,000 for a BiliCocoon phototherapy system, which uses light to treat neonatal jaundice Find out more

18 05, 2022

Sponsored run will raise funds for Lancaster’s Emergency Department

Friends and family of a popular Lancaster man are raising money for Bay Hospitals Charity with a sponsored run in his memory. Ian Black, 60, died after suffering a bleed on his brain in late 2020. Family and friends are gathering for the special fundraising event to mark his birthday on Saturday 11 June. All Find out more

28 04, 2022

Cardiac nurse Kate to run Edinburgh Marathon for Bay Hospitals Charity

Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse Kate Lenton is tackling the Edinburgh Marathon in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity this May. It will be the second full marathon for Kate, who works for University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust at Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Westmorland General Hospital. Money raised through sponsorship will be donated to the Find out more

26 04, 2022

Interactive projector helps to keep young patients active and entertained

A new piece of interactive sensory equipment in the Children’s Ward at Royal Lancaster Infirmary, funded by Bay Hospitals Charity, is helping to keep young people of all ages active and entertained. The charity has purchased an omiVista Mobii 3 interactive projector for the ward to help keep children mentally stimulated and assist their recovery Find out more

21 04, 2022

Homebirth kits will help mums under the care of UHMBT midwives

A donation of 12 specialist kit bags will help University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust midwives to support homebirths more efficiently. Bay Hospitals Charity helped to secure the supply of Baby Lifeline Bags for use by teams working from Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital and Furness General Hospital. The kits, produced by the Find out more

25 03, 2022

Bay Hospitals Charity supports training and development for UHMBT staff  

As well as funding equipment for patient care, Bay Hospitals Charity also provides funding to support staff from University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust in their professional development.   Recently Bay Hospitals Charity funded a place on the prestigious Mary Seacole Programme (run by the NHS Leadership Academy), for UHMBT Microbiology Technical Services Manager Saabir Mitha.   He said: “For me, taking part in Find out more

10 03, 2022

Join the 3-1-5 Class-a-thon to raise money for Bay Hospitals Charity

Raise money for Bay Hospitals Charity while enjoying a fun fitness session by joining the ‘Class-a-thon' hosted by Lancaster’s 3-1-5 Health Club. The health club, in Mannin Way, Lancaster, has organised four hours of back-to-back classes on Sunday March 20, with proceeds going to support University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust. There’s something for Find out more